Posts tagged "Snoop Doggy Dog"

Wait, So Kanye is now Yeezus? 12 Other Musicians who Changed Names

Wait, So Kanye is now Yeezus? 12 Other Musicians who Changed Names
Kanye West recently told a reporter that Kanye West was his slave name and that his new moniker, Yeezus, was his God name. As a fan of Kanye(‘s music), a few thoughts immediately came to mind. 1) Kanye is already a distinct name; is a new name really essential? 2) He goes out of his... Read more »

Aint No Fun by Snoop Dogg & Runaround Sue by Dion are Opposites: an 8 Point Juxtaposition

Aint No Fun by Snoop Dogg & Runaround Sue by Dion are Opposites: an 8 Point Juxtaposition
@AndyDisco If you are not familiar with Runaround Sue by Dion and the Belmonts and Aint no Fun by Snoop Doggy Dogg, you may want to watch them here so that you’re able to follow the rest of ┬áthis article. Their videos are below and as you can guess- the one by Snopp Dogg is... Read more »

In honor of Nate Dogg: Six Great Hip-Hop Features

This one just missed the cut for a few reasons, the main one being I wanted a list of pure hip-hop features -- rappers rapping with rappers. It's too easy to stand out on an R&B track as the song's lone MC. Also, I'm too old for this song. Were I 13 right now, forget about it. This song would have undoubtedly been introducing some kids at Haven (and many, many more at Wilmette) to Ludacris, whose involvement in this project impress on two levels. It is a spectacular business move for Ludacris, who gets however much money + the exposure (including nearly 500 million Youtube views). Secondly, it's an impressive showing of artistry, as Ludacris delivers all the usual Ludacris goods (speed, humor, tempo, hard syllables) while also giving a verse that is totally on target with the song. At 33, he dips back 20 years and paints the outlook of a 13-year-old in love. The epitome of the best-case scenario collaboration.
Today’s Six Songs for a Wednesday honors Nate Dogg, who passed away yesterday at the age of 41. Nate released three solo albums during his career, but is best known for his featured appearances, songs of other artists for which the Long Beach native provided his trademark silky-gruff vocals. The extensive list of songs with... Read more »
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